Conservation

Fracking in North Texas: A Local Perspective

“Fracking,” short for a method of extracting gas or oil from the ground called hydraulic fracturing was not in my vocabulary when I moved to Denton, Texas in August of 2011. I soon grew an affection for the town, and …

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Revisiting the Santa Barbara Oil Spill
Act Now to Protect the Greater Sage Grouse

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Friends of Wildlife

5 Reasons Why Oil and Water Don’t Mix for Wildlife

We all know that oil and water don’t mix. But the stakes are especially high for wildlife when oil spills into the lakes, streams and rivers where wildlife live. If industry has its way, more tar sands oil – a …

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Weekly News Roundup: Take the Pledge, Camp for Wildlife and more
NWF’s Andy Buchsbaum Receives Honor from Michigan Environmental Council

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Global Warming

We Must Act to Protect Lake Champlain from an Oil-by-Rail Disaster

Most Vermonters are aware that our state legislature recently passed – and Vermont Governor Shumlin signed – ambitious legislation aimed at cleaning up Lake Champlain and the state’s rivers and streams.  At the same time, many state leaders are talking …

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Thousands March in St. Paul to Protect Wildlife from Tar Sands
Great Lakes Citizens Rally for Clean Energy for Wildlife, Not Risky Tar Sands

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Gardening

Helping Pollinators One Garden at a Time

As a passionate gardener, I believe all gardens, open fields, and community habitats can be made sustainable using native plants to help wildlife. Wildlife rely on native plants for food, cover, and as places to raise their young. Because of the declining …

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Bees Find Better Habitat in Urban Jungle than Farm Country
10 Ways to Save Pollinators

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Get Involved

North Carolina Plants Trees for Wildlife

When National Wildlife Federation offered affiliates, such as the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, FREE native trees right before the busy Earth Day month of April, I ordered one thousand, optimistic that I could find homes for them considering we had …

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Help Wildlife with Your Photos
Take the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

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Kids and Nature

5 Under 5: Add (Lightweight) Fun To Your Campout

Now that Great American Campout season is underway, I’ve got outdoor fun on my mind! As much as I love to unplug and relax when I’m out on the trail, when I take a trek with my niece and nephew, …

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Missoula’s Clark Fork School Plants Trees for Wildlife
Family Fun Tips for the Great American Campout

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Outdoor Activities

5 Under 5: Add (Lightweight) Fun To Your Campout

Now that Great American Campout season is underway, I’ve got outdoor fun on my mind! As much as I love to unplug and relax when I’m out on the trail, when I take a trek with my niece and nephew, …

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7 National Parks to Camp in this Summer
Get Outdoors Louisiana-Style

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Wildlife

5 Reasons Why Oil and Water Don’t Mix for Wildlife

We all know that oil and water don’t mix. But the stakes are especially high for wildlife when oil spills into the lakes, streams and rivers where wildlife live. If industry has its way, more tar sands oil – a …

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The Scoop on Wildlife Poo Stories of 2015
Urban Wildlife: Ranger Rick and P22 Kayak the LA River

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